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Old 06-15-2007, 08:15 PM
 
Location: NJ/SC
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I recently purchased a new laptop and somehow already have a scratch on the monitor. How can I fix it?
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Old 06-15-2007, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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I've never had to use it...but, vasalene (vasaliene?) Yes...that petroluem jelly in a jar. Smear a tad on the scratch and see if it works. I swear...people swear by it.
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Old 06-16-2007, 12:55 AM
 
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Ok, my son is looking into buying one, and I wonder if any of you would recommend any or maybe recommend avoiding any? Not for gaming, just basic stuff. If you have any suggestions, I would really appreciate it. I just realized it might help if I elaborate a little. My son is 22 and just recently graduated from college and will soon leave to fulfill his military duty. He was in rotc.

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Old 06-16-2007, 01:05 AM
 
Location: Spots Wyoming
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Ok, my son is looking into buying one, and I wonder if any of you would recommend any or maybe recommend avoiding any? Not for gaming, just basic stuff. If you have any suggestions, I would really appreciate it.
Sager. There's nothing better.
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Old 06-16-2007, 09:48 AM
 
Location: NJ/SC
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Before my thread gets totally hijacked...
Go to Search , on the top of your screen, click and type in laptop or notebook. You can find other threads about purchasing a new computer. I bought a Dell because they seemed to be the only company still selling with XP, I didn't want Vista. They are inexpensive and I've purchased six wth no problems. Except for my scratch, that I did myself.

Thanks Rance, I will try that but are you sure it won't ruin the screen? Anyone else with a suggestion?
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Old 06-16-2007, 10:20 AM
 
Location: On the plateau, TN
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I would be very careful whatever you use. VERY light pressure. If it is excessive, try this site; Repair and Refurbish TV Plasma and LCD Screens up to 65 inches Wide and LCD Monitors and Laptop Screens up to 25 inches Wide
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Old 06-16-2007, 11:16 AM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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Before my thread gets totally hijacked...
Go to Search , on the top of your screen, click and type in laptop or notebook. You can find other threads about purchasing a new computer. I bought a Dell because they seemed to be the only company still selling with XP, I didn't want Vista. They are inexpensive and I've purchased six wth no problems. Except for my scratch, that I did myself.

Thanks Rance, I will try that but are you sure it won't ruin the screen? Anyone else with a suggestion?
I swear Rapture. More than one person has suggested it. I don't own a laptop so I've never done it. But it should not hurt it if there is no hole punched into the screen.
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Old 06-16-2007, 11:21 AM
 
Location: Journey's End
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I did a search to see what they had to say about scratches and it seems the most common recommendation is a gentle, non-detergent cleaning, repeatedly.

I have a laptop and frequently (not so frequently) clean it with my eye-glass cleaner (perhaps you might want to try that diluted).

Otherwise, I'd call the dealer and ask them--it may be harder to replace a laptop screen than a regular screen.
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